Wednesday July 30th 2014

‘American Quilter’ Archives

AQS Welcomes Duffy as Magazine Editor

AQS Welcomes Duffy as Magazine Editor

As you may have heard, Christine N. Brown has retired as the Editor-in-Chief of American Quilter magazine. We congratulate Chris and wish her all the best. Chris has turned the helm over to Michele Duffy. Michele has a vibrant personality with a sense of humor to match. We [Read More]

Free – World Music Pattern by Sheila Murphy

Free – World Music Pattern by Sheila Murphy

World Music is made with quilt-as-you-go construction.The basic block design is a variation on a Drunkard’s Path block, using a “quilt, cut, flip, and reattach” technique for the basic block. Click here to download your Free Pattern. [Read More]

Great friends, great quilts

Great friends, great quilts

The Mother’s Day Quilters, originally from Marietta, Georgia, have been meeting for more than 30 years. As you might imagine, there’s been a lot of water under the bridge since the quilters first met in the 1970s. Lola McCracken’s article (“Two Weddings and a [Read More]

Exhibit Your Quilt Internationally

Exhibit Your Quilt Internationally

Have you thought about exhibiting your quilt internationally? The Japan Handicraft Instructors’ Association (JHIA) has announced that the 12th Quilt Nihon Exhibition will take place in April, 2014. The exhibition will tour Japan, U.S., Europe, and Asia; additionally, a [Read More]

Retirement Reception for Christine N. Brown

Retirement Reception for Christine N. Brown

The American Quilter’s Society gathered at The National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky, to say farewell to Christine N. Brown on January 17, 2013. Chris served as the Editor-in-Chief of American Quilter magazine for eight years. It is always difficult to know exactly [Read More]

Meredith Schroeder 2013 Inductee in The Quilters Hall of Fame

Meredith Schroeder 2013 Inductee in The Quilters Hall of Fame

The American Quilter’s Society’s very own Meredith Schroeder is the 2013 Inductee to The Quilters Hall of Fame. We just couldn’t be prouder! This award is presented every year by The Quilters Hall of Fame to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the [Read More]

Free…Tree Skirt Pattern from Pam Bono Designs

Free…Tree Skirt Pattern from Pam Bono Designs

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have your holiday sewing all finished before next Christmas? Now, is the perfect time to get a head-start. This timeless tree skirt from Pam Bono Designs will make a perfect gift or holiday decoration. Click here to download your Free [Read More]

The National Quilt Museum Exhibit Schedule 2013

The National Quilt Museum Exhibit Schedule 2013

Paducah is home to both AQS and The National Quilt Museum. We’re pleased to help the museum spread the word about their schedule for 2013 Exhibits. Themes and Variations in Judy Martin’s Quilts December 12 ,2012 to March 11, 2013 Quilts of the South Central US [Read More]

Free – Henry VIII’s Garden of Delight Pattern

Free – Henry VIII’s Garden of Delight Pattern

This pretty pattern was designed by Cindy Vermillion Hamilton. The central medallion is reminiscent of  the layout of an English garden. You’ll get both the pattern and quilting motifs to make your own delightful quilt. Click here to download the Free pattern. Click [Read More]

Free – Tree of Life Pattern by Betty Alderman

Free – Tree of Life Pattern by Betty Alderman

Tree of Life designs have been adapted to surface decorations for centuries. Betty Alderman’s design features an updated black and white color palette, although you can use any colors you wish. You’ll get Betty’s article plus the pattern so that you can [Read More]

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Chattanooga, TN is a Top 45 “Place to Go.”

Chattanooga, TN is a Top 45 “Place to Go.”

The New York Times named Chattanooga, Tennessee one of the “Top 45 Places to Go” in the World. Tucked between [Read More]

Free Pattern: North Carolina Star

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We’re enjoying the FIRST AQS QuiltWeek in Charlotte, North Carolina, July 30 through August 2, 2014. In honor of [Read More]

Mary Olson’s MIDNIGHT at the Celtic Garden

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In this enthusiastic video, learn about Mary Olson’s 98″ x 98″ quilt, MIDNIGHT AT THE CELTIC GARDEN, [Read More]

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AQS friend Libby Lehman, a beloved woman, wife, mother, talented quilter, teacher, and artist is struggling with [Read More]

AQS Winners Honored in Mississippi

Two past AQS winners, Norma Grissom of Corinth, and Dorothy Dailey from Burnsville, are being honored in their home [Read More]

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